Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams (Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years) (Volume 2)

By | January 7, 2018
Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams (Russel Middlebrook: The Futon Years) (Volume 2) Author Brent Hartinger
ISBN-10 1514382415
ISBN-13 9781514382417
Year 2015-07-02
Pages 264
Language English
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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There was no way moving to Los Angeles was going to make me give up my soul After all I d already seen all the movies about Hollywood I knew how things worked Twenty four year old Russel Middebrook and his boyfriend have moved to Los Angeles so Russel can try to make it as a screenwriter Almost right away in a forgotten old house off of Sunset Boulevard Russel meets Isaac Brander a once famous film producer who is convinced he can turn Russel s screenplay into a movie Russel knows that success can t possibly come this easy After all most of Russel s Los Angeles friends are so desperate to make it that it s downright scary His ex boyfriend Otto is trying everything to become an actor and Daniel the sexy neighbor doesn t even need a casting couch to get naked So what s the catch with Mr Brander Could it be that movies about Hollywood don t tell the whole truth But what does that mean for Russel s soul Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams a companion book to Brent Hartinger s The Thing I Didn t Know I Didn t Know is a fast paced funny story about the price of fame in Hollywood the hilarious lengths people will go to achieve it and the touching secret to survival when things don t work out exactly as planned Advance Praise for Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams A sharp canny highly engaging tour through a Hollywood of cunning characters and colorful intrigues guided by the clever voice of Russel Middlebrook as an eager young screenwriter trying to bust in I was charmed by every sly sexy page Barry Sandler screenwriter of Making Love and Crimes of Passion With his trademark wit warmth and economy Brent Hartinger brilliantly captures what it s like to move to L A and try and make it in Hollywood the highs and the lows the friends and the phonies the fun and the frustration And by the way is it too late for me to be Russel Middlebrook when I grow up Dennis Hensley co screenwriter of Testosterone author of Misadventures in the 213

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